Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) is a State Corporation whose mandate includes regulation of all matters related to plant health and quality control of agricultural inputs and produce among others.

The lead regulator and facilitator of globally competitive agriculture

To provide a science-based regulatory service by assuring quality of agricultural inputs and produce to promote food security and sustainable development

Plant Import & Quarantine Regulatory System (PIQRS)
The Plant Import and Quarantine Regulatory System (PIQRS) is a Business to Government and Government to business web based system designed to enhance efficiency in plant import regulation. PIQRS forms an integral part of overall KEPHIS regulatory activities which ensure that imported Plants, Plant Products and regulated articles entering into the country pose minimal Phytosanitary risk and environmental impact. Anyone intending to bring plants, plant products and regulated articles into Kenya MUST obtain a Plant Import Permit (PIP) from KEPHIS prior to shipment of such plants from the origin regardless of whether they are for commercial purpose, duty free, gifts, experimental or research purposes.

Don't have account yet? Apply for Client/Agent Registration